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Myth busting: Conventional wisdom may suggest that the Gulf of Mexico has seen its best days, but some geologists believe the region's best days lie ahead.
American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
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It's a mystery -- but maybe not for much longer. The Blackbeard West well, a tight hole that's been on hold since 2006, has a new operator who is excited about its future.
American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
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Let the exploration begin: Libya, a country for years off-limits to U.S. investment and operations, is finally on the menu.
American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
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Happy birthday to them! Saudi Aramco celebrates its 75th anniversary this month, and we take a look back at its creation -- an event that took place even though no one knew if Saudi Arabia had any oil potential at all.
American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
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Dr. T and the Women (no, not the movie): AAPG President-Elect Scott Tinker, speaking in Bahrain, discusses the importance of attracting women to the geoscience work force -- and how to anticipate and overcome the challenges ahead.
American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
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The Good, the Bad and the (Possibly) Ugly: An AAPG member assesses Iraq and the Middle East in terms of hydrocarbon potential, probabilities and possible consequences.
American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
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Still got it: Two federal sales of offshore hydrocarbon leases in the Gulf of Mexico break records and usher in a new era of revenue sharing and royalty rates.
American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
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150 years after the modern oil industry sprang to life there, the Drake Well Museum in Titusville, Pennsylvania is getting a facelift.
American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
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We look to Africa and its potential as we anticipate the announcement for the next AAPG International Conference and Exhibition in Cape Town, South Africa.
American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
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According to AAPG member Gene Shinn, the Marcellus shale is "a wonderful example of how nature can mimic man-made creations." However, there are some who aren't convinced that it's nature.
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Standing Columns

AAPG relies on the significant contributions of members to make our publications the best. We actively seek manuscripts for the AAPG BULLETIN and proposals for Special Publications.
American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
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Meeting Challenges – Assuring Success!
American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
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Expanding the frequency bandwidth of surface seismic data is an unending quest for geophysicists, because increased seismic resolution is essential for extracting stratigraphic detail from seismic images.
American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
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Early in the morning of March 5, a group of professionals gathered in the lobby of the historic Army and Navy Club on Farragut Square in Washington, D.C., two blocks from the White House.
American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
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Twelve university teams from around the world competed in the finals of AAPG’s Imperial Barrel Award program at the AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition in San Antonio.
American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
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It’s been a busy month for the AAPG Foundation as initiatives have moved forward, members were honored and a significant gift was received to start a new program.
American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
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Unconventional resources such as coalbed methane will become progressively more important worldwide as population continues to grow at an unprecedented – and possibly unsustainable – rate.
American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
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